BIBLE STORIESNIGER DELTA DIOCESE

DAVID: A MAN AFTER GOD’S HEART

TOPIC: DAVID: A MAN AFTER GOD’S HEART

 

Bible passage: 1 Samuel 8—10

Memory Verse: Ephesians 5:17 “Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding

what the will of the Lord is.”

Teaching Objective: The saved child will desire God’s best, allowing God to have first place in his life.

Main Teaching: Give God first place in your life.

The emphasis for Unsaved: Belief on the Lord Jesus as your Savior.

Visual Aids Flashcards 1-1—6(Powerpoint on Lesson)

 

David: A Man After God’s Heart

Israel Demands a King

 

Outline

  1. INTRODUCTION

Do you insist on having your own way? The Bible tells of a group of people who thought they knew what was best. Would God let them have their way?

 

  1. PROGRESSION OF EVENTS
  2. Samuel’s dishonest sons were made judges over Israel. (8:1-3)
  3. The elders of Israel asked Samuel to appoint a king over them. (8:4-5)
  4. God told Samuel to grant their request but also warn them of the consequences. (8:6-9)
  5. Samuel warned the people, but they insisted on a king. (8:10-20)
  6. Samuel told the Lord, and God told him to give them a king. (8:21-22)
  7. Kish of the tribe of Benjamin sent his son Saul to search for his lost donkeys. (9:1-3)
  8. Saul and his servant sought out the man of God for direction. (9:4-13)
  9. God revealed to Samuel that Saul was His chosen ones to be king. (9:14-17)
  10. Samuel invited Saul to eat with him, telling him that God had chosen him. (9:18-26)
  11. Samuel privately anointed Saul as king over Israel, then sent Saul home, telling him of three signs that would confirm God’s calling. (9:27—10:8)
  12. The promised signs came to pass, confirming what Samuel had said. (10:9-16)
  13. Samuel gathered the people to announce the new king, later revealing the hidden Saul. (10:17-22)

 

III. CLIMAX

The people rejoiced! They got their own way—they had a new king. (10:23-25)

 

  1. CONCLUSION

Saul returned home to Gibeah with a group of faithful men. (10:26-27)

 

Challenge (saved child): Give God first place in your life. [Eph. 5:17]

 

Invitation (unsaved child): Belief on the Lord Jesus as your Savior. [Acts 16:31]

Scripture verses in parentheses are background text.

(Bracketed verses should be quoted or read from God’s Word).

ACM NIGERIA Administrator
The Anglican Children Ministry is an arm within the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion. It’s activities are subject to the Constitution of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion.
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ACM NIGERIA Administrator
The Anglican Children Ministry is an arm within the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion. It’s activities are subject to the Constitution of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion.

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